A Few Notes on Our Food Problem

  • Directed by James Blue
  • United States, 1968, 35 mins., English

Blue served as director, scriptwriter, narrator, and editor for this visionary essay, made for the US Information Agency, that looks at the green revolution and the development of agricultural production on three continents. The documentary was shot in Taiwan, India, Uganda, and Brazil and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1968.

Genres: Documentary

Other Films by James Blue

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The March

GUEST PRESENTERS—Fifty years ago, Portlander and University of Oregon graduate James Blue directed a team of fourteen in documenting the landmark civil rights event The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his legendary “I Have a Dream” speech. Blue wrote and narrated the script and edited the footage,